Advocacy

As the novel coronavirus broke out in our region, a perfect storm emerged within the emergency feeding network, resulting in increased demand, declines in donations of food, and disruptions to the charitable food assistance system’s operating model.  Feeding America projects a 56% increase in New Learn More

On September 30, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) released a special report about the impact of COVID-19 on hunger in New Jersey. The report, titled “COVID-19’s Impact on Food Insecurity in New Jersey,” uses statistical projections from Feeding America to examine anticipated increases to food insecurity across the state in 2020 and to advance recommendations for...

White House proposal threatens SNAP assistance to children, families, elderly The New Jersey Federation of Food Banks and Hunger Free New Jersey strongly oppose the Trump Administration's proposed changes to SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) which, if implemented, would take away food assistance from an Learn More